sympathy and get-well-soon cards for pets 2014

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These sympathy and get-well-soon cards for pets were commissioned by vet Lisa Kerr for her practice Vets4Pets Carlisle. The original drawings are in pen and ink on paper. Some of the animals are patients of the practice.

The pet cards are:
cat sympathy, dog sympathy, cat get well soon, dog get well soon, rabbit sympathy and get well soon, small furries sympathy and get well soon

gardening with silk and gold illustrations 1997

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gardening with silk and gold illustrations
1997
David & Charles
ISBN 0 7153 0487 9
pp12, 40, 64, 67, 80, 100, 120, 137, 140-1, 142-3, 153, 154

Illustrations for Thomasina Beck’s book Gardening with Silk and Gold

tunnel vision 1996

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tunnel vision
1996
drawing in ink and watercolour on paper
commission for sustrans

drawing for a LandArt commission on the Sustrans C2C Cycle path, for an embankment design and planting on the Edinburgh/London Railway line at Chester le Street. The project was a collaboration between Paddy and horticulturist and writer Jane Torday. Jane subsequently created The Garden Station at […]

the embroiderer’s flowers illustrations 1992

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the embroiderer’s flowers illustrations
1992
David & Charles
ISBN 0 7153 9901 2
pp10, 31, 32, 60, 89, 90, 108, 126

illustrations for the chapter headings for Thomasina Beck’s book The Embroiderer’s Flowers. The original drawings are in various private collections

the embroiderer’s story 1995

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the embroiderer’s story
1995
David & Charles
ISBN 0 7135 0238 8
pp11,24, 39, 60, 88, 94, 98, 114, 128, 154, 155

Illustrations for the book The Embroiderer’s Story by Thomasina Beck

 

still life in my girlie shed 2007

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still life in my girlie shed
2007
67×54 cm
drawing in indian ink on silk
mdf frame rubbed with graphite
private collection

made for the exhibition In Praise of Sheds at the Garden Station, Langley, Hexham. It illustrates the things stored in Paddy’s shed

northumberland wildlife trust 2008

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illustrations for the northumberland wildlife trust
2008
ink and watercolour on paper

commissioned drawings for the Northumberland Wildlife Trust for a leaflet to help residents look after their streams